Football fans got some relief when football's prolonged lockout ended. But for some Chicagoans, life was just fine without the NFL and "Da Bears;" they watch the other football, or what some folks call soccer.Eight Forty-Eight's intern and resident Brit, Mike Wilson, knows his football.
The U.S. is one of five countries vying to host the 2022 World Cup.Soccer's international governor body, FIFA is expected to make the announcement today.Chicago hosted a few matches the last time the U.S. hosted the World Cup in 1994.
Boby Duval is a Haitian native with an interesting and varied career. During the 1970s he made a name for himself playing soccer and basketball. Later, he became an outspoken defender of human rights.Now, he’s best known for his youth sports organization Athletics of Haiti.